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However, I like where the author ended up taking the story and how it explored the way human relationships affect each other and influence opinions, perspectives, and self image. It’s almost as if Sally Jay Gorce from “The Dud Avocado” had yielded to external pressures to throw off her wicked ways and become what every woman was meant to be: Bettina is a wealthy housewife who is thrust into a world of pretentious artists and celebrities by her husband.

She is very depressed and just barely holding it together with booze, nembutal, and an extra-marital casx. That book was written in ; this one, written incovers similar ground but SO much better. I was fascinated that and this is not a spoilershe became a housewife after living a relatively loose single girl’s life because it was seen as a kind of “cure” by her family. Her fears pour onto the page: The tale stretches over roughly a six month period in the middle of her marriage to a successful and self-centered lawyer in the Upper Cawa Side.

Diario de un ama de casa desquiciada

Me ha gustado, aunque los personajes no han terminado de convencerme. The classic, bestselling novel of Central Park West ennui–and a seminal piece of urban women’s fiction that remains influential today Bridget Jones’s Diary, et al –back in print after many years Made into a major motion picture that garnered an Oscar nomination, Diary of a Mad Housewife is a classic of women’s fiction that gave a wry voice to the nascent feminist stirri The classic, bestselling novel of Central Park West ennui–and a seminal piece of urban women’s fiction that remains influential today Bridget Jones’s Diary, et al –back in print after many years Made into a major motion picture that garnered an Oscar nomination, Diary of a Mad Housewife is a classic of women’s fiction that gave a wry voice to the nascent feminist stirrings of the s and helped incite a revolution in the consciousness of a generation.

A la pobre Tina le limaron los colmillos. It felt brutally raw and realistic, as if this really were a woman’s journal that we just happen to come upon.


Some things are explained in more detail, mostly her relationship and history with her husband, Jonathan, who is so accurately and repulsively played by Richard Benjamin that it’s not clear how they ever got together in the first place.

As best I can recall, the film’s dialogue is mostly straight out of this book. You at least have to appreciate that. While the story is a bit dated, there’s sti Take one part The Group, two parts Bell Jar, a half portion of voyeurism, a dash of bitters, and you have Diary of a Mad Housewife.

Dec 22, Heather rated it liked it.

Diary of a Mad Housewife by Sue Kaufman

Sono indignata, cwsa vista la casa editrice, ma oltre a tanti, decisamente troppi, refusi, qui ci sono anche tempi verbali sbagliati, preposizioni che spariscono caea invece servirebbero Jan 30, KJ rated it it was amazing Shelves: Es de aquellos libros que se dice que enganchan. Paperbackpages. Her husband is a lawyer and a hopeless social climber. Which just made me sadder and sadder the more I’ve been thinking about it, that Sue Kaufman either just took the happily-ever-after, easy way out, or was so depressed by her own situation sorry, I read most everything as if it’s autobiographically based that she had to dream up an if-only and put it together, maybe as something to hold up as a beacon of hope.

Pero, evidentemente, hay algo que no funciona. This story is wholly believable, and fantastically put together. View all 5 desquciada. This book is hysterical. What I am at times is so depressed I can’t talk, ve low I have to lock myself in the bathroom and run all the faucets to cover the sound of my crying.

Diary of a Mad Housewife

Maybe it’s because a lot of what Tina deals with still hangs around in the present day, 50 years later. Pese a ello, me quedo con buen recuerdo del libro, la historia me ha parecido buena. Trivia About Diary of a Mad Ho First, you want to yell at the main character for being a bit of a spoiled brat.

Therefore, Bettina longs for George, and he, a bit, for her, in non-sexual ways, but their love scenes are especially pg-rated by today’s standards.

Bettina and her husband have been in a silent, seething fight for months, the kind of fight that encompases their entire lives, really, where neither would even consider backing down, because it would be anathema to even think that they might be at fault.

However, I was fascinated by this book, and saw little feminism in it And no, according to WorldCat, no searchable ebook version of it exists. I personally would shove Zoloft at her and encourage her to actually make non socially climbing friends, but she lives in a very different world than we do Elevators, subways, bridges, tunnels, high places, low places, tightly enclosed spaces, boats, cars, planes, trains, crowds.


The film’s ending is probably more realistic, but the novel is satisfying and both are wickedly funny. She received her degree from Vassar College in Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

A wonderfully sardonic look at the state of late twentieth-century marriage as seen through the eyes of Bettina Balser, a smart, upper-middle class housewife living in Upper West Side Manhattan with her two young daughters, a dog, a maid, and her husband – a sniveling, controlling, insufferable social climber named Jonathan.

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But reading this book Sep 11, Abby Rosmarin rated it really liked it. Return to Book Page.

Diary of a Mad Housewife ‘s humor and insight are as alive and pertinent today as they were yesterday, and will charm and disarm men and women of any generation. Feb 23, Leah rated it it was amazing.

I am intrigued by Bettina regaining some “control” or desquiciiada of self as the book finishes. Quotes from Diary of a Mad Ho What I am at other times is so jazzed up with nerves I can’t stand still and everything shakes, and I end up either having to take a pill or a quick sneaky shot of vodka-it depends which is avai Touchy and disorganized he thinks I am.

May 09, Jan Priddy rated it really liked it. Jun 14, Kim Fay rated it it was amazing. When Bettina Balser begins to suspect that she is going mad, she starts a secret diary as a form of therapy and escape. I still like the book immensely, but I sorta want to retract my earlier rapturous proclamation of its believability and all that. Another one I read like years ago. The condescending male biosphere is thick: Dkario has a degree from Smith College sma two daughters who can be quite spoiled and condescending that’s dad’s influence.